Victoria Police have responded to what they are calling “an on-going incident” in the Songhees neighbourhood Friday night.
The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and patrol officers were called to near the 100-block level of Saghalie Road and are asking people to stay clear of the area.
We're responding to an on-going incident in the 00-block of Saghalie road in Vic West. We're asking everyone who does not need to be in that immediate area to avoid it out of an abundance of caution. #yyjtraffic in the area is effected. #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) January 11, 2020
Shortly before 9 p.m., heavily armed officers could be seen entering a building, but no further information is known at this time.
Residents were seen outside the building, but some were allowed back in, although others were held outside by officers.
More details as they become available.